Kainayssini Imanistaisiwa: The People Go On
(2003, 70 min.) CANADA
Director: Loretta Todd (Métis/Cree)
Produced in association with the National Film Board of Canada.
A documentary explores land, memory, and the knowledge of the
Kainai, or Blood, people in Alberta, using as a catalyst the repatriation
of Kainai artifacts of which only recently have been held in museums.
The film's experimental elements highlight its concerns with First
Nations history, governance, and survival, and the living culture.
Image credit: Kainayssini
Imanistaisiwa: The People Go On